Thursday, January 12, 2012

Deadline Approaching for the 2012 New Hampshire Mayflower Memorial Scholarship

The 2012 New Hampshire Mayflower Society Memorial Scholarships are available to any college student (undergraduate or graduate) or high school senior. You don’t need to be a member of the Mayflower Society, but members and relatives of members will receive preference (defined as members, junior members, siblings, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren). Applicants with no affiliation to the NH Mayflower Society are also invited to apply.

This is one of the few Mayflower scholarships in the USA awarded to non-members.  Applicants MUST be able to attend the award ceremony, in person, in May 2012, in New Hampshire.  It is expected that at least two to four scholarships of $500 to $1000 will be awarded in May 2012.

Applications and instructions are available at the website  and applications and all required paperwork are due strictly before February 15, 2012.  Or you may email Heather Rojo at for more information and further instructions. The New Hampshire Mayflower Society may also be found on Facebook.
The 2011 NH Mayflower Memorial Scholarship recipients

The requirement to attend the spring meeting of the NH Mayflower Society may be waived at the discretion of the NH Mayflower Governor due to such issues as travel distance, illness, or death in the family.  Should the recipient receive a waiver from the Governor due to a hardship, a letter from the recipient to the Society must be submitted to be read at the meeting, as well as a photograph of the recipient for display.  In such cases, parents or relatives may attend the award ceremony to accept the award on the recipient's behalf.

Copyright 2012, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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